A 2-alarm fire that broke out in a North Bethesda home has left an elderly man hospitalized in critical condition. Man critically injured in North Bethesda 2-alarm blaze A 2-alarm fire that broke out in a North Bethesda home has left an elderly man hospitalized in critical condition.
WUSA-TV Washington, Fri, Jan 30 2015 @ 08:05 AM
Montgomery County property owners may have to pay more in local taxes this year or next as the county needs to fill another budget gap to address decreasing funding from Annapolis and a continually sluggish economy. County Executive Ike Leggett has said that a tax increase above the allowed annual inflation adjustment might be needed.
WTOP-FM Washington, Fri, Jan 30 2015 @ 02:24 PM
Two overnight fires in Maryland have left an 11-year-old girl and a 73-year-old man fighting for their lives Friday. The Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company says they pulled the girl from a burning camper home around 1 a.m. in Joppa, 20 miles northeast of Baltimore.
WFMD-AM Frederick, Fri, Jan 30 2015 @ 11:39 AM
The Montgomery County police say that Elizabeth "Betty" Jean Queen was reported missing on Jan. 9, and that on Thursday, Queen's sister made a public statement in hopes that someone would see Queen's picture and know something about where she was. Someone did - a correctional officer, who recognized the woman in the photo as someone who was in the Central Processing Unit under the name Jane Smith.
WTOP-FM Washington, Fri, Jan 30 2015 @ 12:39 AM
Rafi and Dvora Meitiv were walking home from a park recently in Silver Spring, Maryland, when they were picked up by police for being unsupervised. Rafi and Dvora Meitiv were walking home from the park recently in Silver Spring, Maryland , when they were suddenly confronted by strangers.
ABC News, Fri, Jan 30 2015 @ 12:22 AM
Abraham Kamara of Silver Spring, who has videos on YouTube under the names "Honest Abe" and "Honest Business", has been sentenced to nine years in prison for possessing marijuana with the intent to distribute and fleeing and eluding police. Kamara was driving a box truck last April when an officer tried to pull him over because the truck's registration had been suspended.
WTOP-FM Washington, Thu, Jan 29 2015 @ 08:59 PM
Governor Larry Hogan and the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development Secretary Mike Gill announced Thursday that Benjamin H. Wu, an internationally recognized technology policy expert with more than 25 years of experience and management leadership, has been named Deputy Secretary of the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development . In his new role, Wu will act as the Chief Operating Officer, responsible for overseeing the Department's charge of attracting companies to the State, working with in-state companies to help them expand and add jobs, connecting companies with resources and partners and driving tourism, film and the arts.
WBOC-TV Salisbury, Thu, Jan 29 2015 @ 06:58 PM